South East monarchs congratulate Ugwuanyi on re-election

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By Regis Anukwuoji, Enugu

The Executive Committee of the South East Council of Traditional Rulers has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on his re-election during last Saturday’s Governorship.

The royal fathers, who spoke to journalist through the Chairman of the Committee, His Royal Majesty, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe (Obi of Onitsha), shortly after they paid Gov. Ugwuanyi a courtesy visit at the Government House, Enugu, said they “join the people of Enugu State in thanking God for the peaceful elections that took place in the
state”.

Igwe Achebe added that the resounding victory Gov. Ugwuanyi recorded at the polls was an attestation of his good work and the confidence the people of Enugu State reposed in him “by giving him the mandate to lead them for another four years”.

He stated that the victory shows that the past four years was well spent saying: “We thank God for that and hope that he will build on his achievements in the last four years to give him room for stronger days in the next four years”.

The committee chairman disclosed that the traditional rulers were in Enugu for their quarterly meeting where they deliberated and took decisions on issues of great importance to the people of the zone and Nigeria. He thanked the governor for his hospitality and other necessary support he provided towards the successful hosting of the
event.

The Obi of Onitsha also expressed gratitude to Gov. Ugwuanyi and other South East Governors for their leadership role in closing the “little gap in communication” that had existed among the traditional rulers, in the interest of South East.

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